Colleges and universities 

Greater Cincinnati schools help prepare their graduates for a successful career for your shared services center.

Art Academy of Cincinnati

  • An independent art and design college that was founded as a museum school more than 100 years ago 
  • Offers four undergraduate degree programs, including communication arts and graphic design 

Art Institute of Ohio - Cincinnati

  • Part of the Art Institutes system 
  • Offers bachelor degree programs in advertising, digital photography, graphic design, web design and interactive media, media arts and animation, digital filmmaking, and video production 

Miami University

  • A public university with more than 24,000 students 
  • Offers degrees in communication, journalism, design and applied arts, marketing, and statistics 
  • Features a state-of-the-art Behavioral Research Laboratory that conducts leading edge marketing research  
  • Miami’s Farmer School of Business ranks among top public business schools on BusinessWeek magazine’s annual undergraduate business program survey.   
  • Miami’s Institute for Entrepreneurship ranked among Top 25 best undergraduate entrepreneurship programs by Entrepreneur magazine and the Princeton Review  

Northern Kentucky University

  • A metropolitan university of nearly 15,000 students 
  • Offers degrees in communication, journalism, design and applied arts, information science, marketing and statistics  
  • The College of Informatics is nationally recognized and houses the communication, computer science and business informatics departments 
  • Offers business-related bachelor's degrees in accountancy, business administration, business/marketing, entrepreneurship, finance, management and organizational leadership 

The University of Cincinnati

  • A public research institution with more than 44,000 students enrolled at campuses in Cincinnati, Blue Ash and Clermont County 
  • Offers degrees in arts and media, communication and journalism, design and applied arts, information science, and marketing and statistics 
  • The communication department offers a top-rated communication master program and a nationally certified public relations program 
  • The Carl H. Linder College of Business offers three undergraduate degrees with nine options for majors, an MBA program with full- and part-time options, master degree programs in accounting, applied economics, business analytics, finance, information systems and marketing, and graduate certificate and doctoral programs 
  • Earned a No. 1 ranking for MBA programs with the greatest financial value upon graduation (U.S. News, 2015) 

Xavier University

  • A Jesuit Catholic university with nearly 6,500 students 
  • Offers degrees in communication, journalism and marketing 
  • The Williams College of Business is one of the best business schools (Princeton Review, 2017)  
  • Ranked fourth best Midwest university and fourth best college for veterans (U.S. News & World Report, 2017)  



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